22 November 2012

Angola: Higher Education Minister Opens Scientific Events of Medical Faculty

Malanje — The minister of Higher Education, Adão do Nascimento, Wednesday in Malanje, opened the third scientific event, of the Faculty of Medicine, hosted by Lueji A'Nkonde University, taking place under the theme "Management of nursing care, a challenge to excellence.

The three-day event is aimed mainly at disseminating innovative executions with scientific impact as a way to contribute to the progress of the health system of the country and examine various scientific concerns for the interests of health professionals and society in general.

Speaking at the opening ceremony Adao do Nascimento was very pleased that the School of Medicine is developing a good scientific work during its four years of its existence as a result of the dynamics of the management organs the higher education.

The Government official made it clear that this event demonstrates that teaching is increasingly going to meet the expectations of the population, thus fulfilling the guidelines of the Chief of Executive in developing higher education in each province of the country.

He said he hoped the rectory of the University Lueji A'Nkonde can propose a strategic vision for the development of solid teaching in this academic area, a perspective that is well prepared with a variety of courses in many different cities and municipalities in three

provinces, aiming the contribution of this region in the development of higher education in the country.

In workshops, participants will discuss issues related to the importance of ethical practice in nursing, ethics and medical ethics, nursing, nurse's role in patient critical care, toxicology, control, security, development and prospects.

Environmental toxicology, education and society, mental and behavioral disorders due to alcohol consumption, the basic elements of primary health care and family and ethical legal medicines, aspects of medical liability are also part of the issues to be debated.

The scientific events were preceded with the holding of the II International Symposium of Toxicology, held between 19 and 21 of November under the motto "Toxicology, full security of sustainable development. "

The works are being moderated by experts from Portugal, Cuba, Brazil and the provinces of Uige, Cabinda, Huambo and Luanda.

Attending the event re students of medicine and nursing, health professionals, doctors and teachers.

The fourth academic region includes the provinces of Malanje, Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul.

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